Water Funds: Protecting Water at its Source

The curriculum, designed by the Nature Conservancy's water funds practitioners, consists of 6 categories that represent the phases of a Water Fund. Each phase includes multiple courses that together provide a basic understanding of the key components, expertise, and tasks that are needed to scope, design, operate, and monitor water funds.

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This online course room provides LAR Water Funds Design Workshop participants with the water funds pre-work online training.

Available in English and Spanish.


Welcome to the Water Funds course. This online course room provides you with self-study materials and exercises aimed at helping you learn about Water Funds and getting started with the first step – Feasibility.

Duration: 5 hours